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Dance Parade

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So, last Sunday, I went to Chinatown in Yokohama to see the Dance Parade



It was super crowded. So crowded that, at first, I can’t see anything but people’s heads.

The good thing is, it’s a parade, so they move around and will get back to the same spot.

So, I wait for them to return. I manage to ‘secure’ a spot. But, when they come the second time, it was still crowded so I can’t really move from my spot. This is one of the occasion where zoom lens would perform better than prime. But no worries, I’m still quite happy with the photos that I get at the end of the day.



Anyway, for your viewing pleasure, here are the photos.

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I wonder what he is giving to the boys. Candies?



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Then come the pretty lady



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“No, Sir… YOU’RE the man!” *pointing finger…



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“Wait, did you take MY picture?!?”



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“Never mind. Let’s move on with this, okay?”



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NOM NOM NOM NOM…



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The man behind the lion



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Three Lions


Hope you enjoy the photos :-)…



*Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan


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6 responses

  1. enjoyed them thoroughly, MartosC.. Like the new look as well… :)

    February 4, 2012 at 20:20

    • Glad that you enjoyed them, Georgie.
      Yeah, I just changed it about 2 hours ago. It’s the same theme — I only change the background color.

      February 4, 2012 at 20:25

  2. it seems nice performance to welcome Chinese New Year

    I also had almost the same experience in Singapore mas, when I arrived there is one big festival and parade called “Chingay 2012”
    Got some amazing video, maybe will update it later on my Youtube account

    February 14, 2012 at 16:37

    • Yeah, it was fine — quite fun, actually.
      I would assume the one in Singapore was bigger than here. Looking forward to see the video, Pul. Cheers!

      February 14, 2012 at 16:49

      • as your request mas :)

        February 19, 2012 at 18:42

        • Thanks, Pul. The one in Singapore is definitely ‘bigger’ than the one in Yokohama. Thanks for sharing, Pul :-)… cheers!

          February 19, 2012 at 18:56

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